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April Books 6) Music and Silence, by Rose Tremain

We're not quite sure how this novel made it onto our shelves; it won the Whitbread Prize in 1999 and is set largely in the royal court of Denmark in 1629 and 1630, where a young English musician falls in love with one of the king's estranged wife's maidservants. There's a lot of long lingering flashback to the earlier lives of the lovers, their respective bosses, and extended families; from my own interest, there's a child with an Asperger's-ish disorder; but I wasn't quite sure what it all amounted to. Still, it was a picturesque ride.
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